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Craig Melvin @craigmelvin Northeast USA

Husband. Father. Son. Brother. Believer. journalist. @todayshow news anchor. @msnbc anchor. Live in CT. Lived in DC, but I'm a born and bred South Carolinian.

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Joined Twitter 4/21/09


To be clear...@AliVelshi is a pros’s pro who goes wherever the story takes us. He has risked his safety and comfort… https://t.co/iiGewpxpC9
9/20
2020
As if this election couldn’t be more consequential...The Supreme Court confirms Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at 87.Nothing like ending the week on a high!🙌🏾 The pandemic is spotlighting the nation’s digital divide. Students at… https://t.co/MDYInbA3pU
9/18
2020
So proud of my fellow South Carolinian. Proud but not surprised. #Aces #ALLIN #Roscoesgirl https://t.co/zel8SVjY1aThe combo of a pandemic, economic crisis & racial injustice is hurting communities across the country. I met 7 Blac… https://t.co/dCyiSt1PJj
9/17
2020
It’s not every day you meet a young person with a passion for politics. At 18 years-old @nilesgapol is a self-taugh… https://t.co/kgWywvPs3b
9/16
2020
As Trump and Biden hit the campaign trail to rally Latino voters, a recent Buzfeed poll shows these efforts may be… https://t.co/iLy3qPT9EOWait. What!?!? There’s hope for 2020 after all. An idea whose time has come. https://t.co/cIqv6UTuki
9/15
2020
There’s no legitimate argument. 6. 6 championships. Interrupted by a parent’s death and minor league baseball stint… https://t.co/HCIqJLVTCeLet’s go Naomi!
9/12
2020
And yes...tennis too! https://t.co/n33J7cW4zSA first in sports history last night. At one point you could watch live NFL action, Major League Baseball, NBA play… https://t.co/0fYNgGtITZKC crowd, at reduced capacity, louder than most Jets crowds in 3rd quarter most weeks pre madness.
9/11
2020
It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of Marine veteran Patrick Beauregard. Patrick lost his his har… https://t.co/wdhENAFGnyAs fans gear up for the start of the NFL season, @Seahawks head coach @PeteCarroll tells me that his team is keepin… https://t.co/5tzg197xt3
9/10
2020
When Pierce Freelon realized that children’s music was missing Black voices he decided to shake things up. Freelon… https://t.co/9RzJnWJlU0
9/9
2020
“We’re definitely taking all the precautions we can possibly take.” NFL star J.J. Watt on the return of the NFL.… https://t.co/oBsmYoCREaLove you back. Thanks for getting up so early to represent @Wofford. Have a great year. #terrierpride https://t.co/VwArJhqVSF
9/8
2020
A farewell hike as we return to school, work, and inch closer to “normal?” https://t.co/ESC34stksb
9/7
2020
Cmon SC, this isn’t who we are. https://t.co/eYIrgsFzUt
9/4
2020
Thx Spartanburg Magazine for the feature! I shared my love of storytelling, touched on the importance of family, an… https://t.co/gTtHMtucKQWait. What? @msnbc pick up game? I’m in. You at 2. I see you shooting. I’d play 4. Who’s in the middle? Who runs po… https://t.co/kM3DDEmTsNDoris Burke. That is all.
9/3
2020
So proud of our @kwelkernbc. She’ll be moderating the final Presidential debate. A fitting honor for someone so goo… https://t.co/hiWvB8Sqi5
9/2
2020
I sat down with Chasten Buttigieg. He discusses his new memoir, coming out to his parents and his husband’s run for… https://t.co/q0hgumEoFx
8/31
2020
Waking up to the Chadwick Boseman news is perhaps the starkest warning yet. Colon cancer is absolutely ravaging the… https://t.co/JXsZ1G1xAP
8/29
2020
Today marks the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington. I spoke with historian @jmeacham on his new book about… https://t.co/b9i83VrW8N65 years after Emmett Till’s death, his family continues to seek justice & honor his memory. @3rdHourTODAY “We ha… https://t.co/eHy899BR9sVP Candidate Kamala Harris talks to me about the shooting of Jacob Blake on @TODAYshow. “I think that there shoul… https://t.co/BHmw7MyjuI“I’ve done more in three years for the Black community than Joe Biden has done in 47 years.”-@realDonaldTrump
8/28
2020
Tune in TOMORROW on @TODAYshow. My exclusive intv with VP Candidate Kamala Harris. We talked coronavirus, her campa… https://t.co/130wXog3yZ
8/27
2020
Where we are right now: Nearly 180k dead from a virus A category 4 storm is set to slam into gulf coast Professio… https://t.co/2ilfPXgGpGIt is clearly about so much more than basketball.Very much looking forward to being part of the conversation. One of my favorite writers and guests wrote about one… https://t.co/Gcr2pThOurWhatever your politics, as someone who lives in live tv, I’m quite impressed by the production quality of both conv… https://t.co/TSIjElYHb6Real time fact check: Iowa was the birthplace of the computer. Started in 1939.Why do both parties still program their conventions like people can stay awake still 11? Ridiculous. Not just bc of… https://t.co/ONsXQbmIsz
8/26
2020
Yes, this is it. Was eating me up I couldn’t recall. Took me back to my childhood choir days. Thank you. https://t.co/gxIchXVCs2Has #JacobBlake been mentioned yet? In any context? Serious question.Just now @realDonaldTrump reveals he took Hydroxychloroquine, zinc,and a z-pack to ward off coronavirus.
8/25
2020
The new ‘Boys State’ documentary highlights young men creating their own govt as they navigate race & the future of… https://t.co/c4jsAaFoTQPostmaster General Louis DeJoy again insists he won’t reinstall mail sorting machines that have been removed becaus… https://t.co/Oo3v2Eb7z3Fmr NFL linebacker @EmmanuelAcho intv w/ @nflcommish is the most revealing video I’ve seen. “I think Commissioner… https://t.co/vAyrrlpLj9
8/24
2020
So much of my weekend has become about Beyblades. I’ve become pretty decent, but my boy is still much better.
8/22
2020
In response to President Trump’s claims that mail-in voting is fraudulent Gov. Andrew Cuomo tells me... “I don’t g… https://t.co/od5I0EVv7FEasily the highlight of this week’s convention. The bravery and courage it takes for a teenager to do this is nothi… https://t.co/IN35nljGkhTakeaway so far: Sen. Booker and Steph Curry could prob do my job.
8/21
2020
Summer vacations & family traditions look different for a lot of folks this year. Every summer my family heads to H… https://t.co/TtF7Vvia3ISolid lighting. Nice depth. I’d appeal @BenLaBolt https://t.co/LYboqTOoEPOf course @alroker would use his birthday to do some good. Happy birthday, my friend. 66 looks great on you.… https://t.co/jDjiNIU86k
8/20
2020
Proud of you, brother. So proud. https://t.co/KdzYrOtwZE
8/18
2020
That was easy. https://t.co/xSKwfB4VEGI’m a big fan of meditation. So it was a treat to sit down w/ @johnlegend-@Headspace’s new Chief Music Officer. He… https://t.co/hmgp02nemcThis is very, very helpful and useful. Bookmark it. Pass it around to your friends. No excuses. https://t.co/MohSmtE0Qw
8/17
2020
Prayers up for my man Rick Henry as gets ready to knock out cancer. He’s ready for the fight. So is his family. We’… https://t.co/SngN2KXjWB
8/15
2020
I did. At least 6 times in the first 30 mins of my show. Watch, listen, then tweet. https://t.co/JeZWAryXMb
8/14
2020
I spoke with teachers returning to the classroom. The sentiment was clear. They’re eager to go back when they feel… https://t.co/kyrQLyGy2X
8/13
2020
WATCH NOW: “Coronavirus and the Classroom,” an education town hall on #TODAYAllDay with me, @JennaBushHager and… https://t.co/NyqkbcoARVSpeaker Nancy Pelosi told me on @MSNBC that Kamala Harris is “the best possible person [Joe Biden] could have chose… https://t.co/BaSGI0knr9That’s why y’all need to put some respect on his name for good. https://t.co/e5zooGh7nVForgot to post a pic https://t.co/Gm1qwSEmqg https://t.co/Z8IeDsV7qwAnother pandemic first. My wife @lindsayczarniak and I are hosting the Sports Emmys from our basement. I’m wearing… https://t.co/ge539SGy1O
8/12
2020
Just this morning, Ian Sams, Fmr. Harris Spox., joined me to discuss Biden’s VP pick “It would be wise to pick a B… https://t.co/IR6gmEuQcjLouisville football coach spoke w/ me about his frustrations over the upcoming season.@3rdHourTODAY “Our players… https://t.co/89U3cd2SuU
8/11
2020
Likely the first major domino to fall that leads a cancellation of the college football season. https://t.co/XZhOrvlrKTYou are correct. I definitely misspoke. Thanks for catching that and reaching out. https://t.co/fDbZQW54PB
8/10
2020
I want to give a special congratulations to the inmates of SCDC graduating with GEDs, diplomas & other certificates… https://t.co/AuGYGVJxBe
8/7
2020
I asked @NCAA President Mark Emmert if it‘s worth the risk for student-athletes to compete amid the pandemic. “It… https://t.co/PcIijPSNWtTonight. 5:30p-7p ET. Our very own @cesarconde_ is introducing a panel discussion you don’t want to miss. Join me &… https://t.co/fTod1822QGHe’s at it again! @alroker is attempting another Guinness World Records title & it’s for a good cause🥪. Tune into… https://t.co/4aSKRvrwPL
8/6
2020
You tell your mother this almost made him tear up. Please pass along my sincere thanks and I hope she heals fast. https://t.co/G9xHiX3gcM
8/5
2020
Bob Ryland was the 1st Black pro tennis player. When I met him last yr he was still dedicated to coaching the next… https://t.co/eHjyb6oZ2HVirginia Tech CB Caleb Farley knows sitting out of the 2020 season may impact his NFL dreams. But his decision is p… https://t.co/IugotCsvKE @HokiesFB cornerback Caleb Farley knows sitting out of 2020 season may impact his NFL dreams. But his decision was… https://t.co/7NrapCW5DVThis. Right. Here. Naked truth. https://t.co/cxQze7y1TM
8/4
2020
“Experiencing something together and with other people and kind of reacting at the same time, we miss that.” -David… https://t.co/5SJ7RAwtON
8/3
2020
Welcome back @NHL! Man, we’ve missed you! https://t.co/aJwfwapFye
8/1
2020
On this episode of #DadsGotThis I met a father & son celebrating Black history through art. “We don’t just want to… https://t.co/6O1HxCm3Ln
7/31
2020
Seeing and hearing three Presidents honor an American saint seems to make us all feel a little better for a few moments...about all of it.Xerona Clayton tell the love story of John Lewis and his late wife is what we needed today.Thank you @MensHealthMag for giving me a platform to share my thoughts on raising biracial children in today’s soci… https://t.co/ntbtLlMWBo
7/30
2020
217 people died yesterday from coronavirus in Florida. Another single day record for the state.
7/29
2020
There‘s no one cooler in this biz than @alroker. You name it, I guarantee he’s done it. Grateful to call America’s… https://t.co/xGB9GwLofr
7/28
2020
Thank you. To be clear tho, I said first to lie in state in the rotunda. That’s accurate. We have solid researchers… https://t.co/dovXujrOShWill be anchoring our special coverage today at 11am on @MSNBC as we remember and honor John Lewis. He’ll make his… https://t.co/Xd6ectb0Qo
7/27
2020
First time I met Regis was in the iconic Rainbow Room. He said, “hey, the new guy! You’re going to love it here.” W… https://t.co/89YDETtEn0
7/25
2020
Hey y’all, this is my wife’s (@lindsayczarniak) final episode in her series on the World Series Champions Washingto… https://t.co/YkWn8c2AuU“What I learned now is to be a father is just to be present.” -Harry Glenn Before the pandemic, I visited UPNEXT,… https://t.co/WViEw7SAx3
7/23
2020
A monumental loss. Every time I was in his presence, I was awestruck. A lifetime spent being an example for us—as i… https://t.co/zo6RK5zDU4
7/18
2020
“We’re in a persuasion phase. We’re trying to move a percentage of Republican voters and Republican acting Independ… https://t.co/CDDcA1G4vADedicated to the story. Determined to get it right. Driven to cover every angle. This is who we are. https://t.co/hK3W5KyTsg
7/17
2020
You can’t be anti-racist and not call out ALL forms of racism. To be clear...anti-Semitism is racism. Ignorance isn’t an excuse.NBA star @Jrue_Holiday11 & his wife, Lauren, are donating his salary-roughly $5M, to charities associated with the… https://t.co/IiLYb5xOwS
7/16
2020
Breaking: Governor of Oklahoma, Kevin Stitt, announces he has Covid-19.After 4 months our @TODAYshow family reunited & we’re celebrating the launch of our new streaming channel… https://t.co/IiJyN5ev8y
7/15
2020
With all due respect, I wasn’t befuddled. I present objectively and proudly the reporting of @NBCNews correspondent… https://t.co/YG7tTV177d
7/14
2020
Coming soon! Just in case you can’t get enough of us 😌 @TODAYshow @3rdHourTODAY @HodaAndJenna https://t.co/WIKsRw74Wu @selfcareatl @TODAYshow Thx for letting me see my old buddy from the neighborhood. Was really special. Stay healthy.“We’re human first & if you can’t accept what we want to talk about or what we want to highlight or what we want to… https://t.co/grgGR6mInJ
7/13
2020

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